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weight management

Sneaky reasons you may be gaining weight

We’re focused on helping women (and men) get strong at Performance Fitness. But we also help women (and men) lose weight. So today I’m giving you the run down on reasons why you may be gaining weight despite your best efforts. So, let’s dive in. You cut out carbs – this can cause over-eating in…

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Vacations ruin diets and diets ruin vacations.

Before I left for my Germany vacation, I was confident that while away I’d find a way to work out. I researched kettlebell classes in Munich and Frankfurt and at the very least, would work out on my own, practicing the advice I give to clients when they travel—pushups and jump squats. Three to four…

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Protein bars and shakes – the low-down

If you’ve been following along here on the blog or caught the buzz about protein in the health and fitness universe, then chances are you’ve already consumed your fair share of protein bars and/or protein shakes. You know it takes a concerted effort to hit your daily protein requirements. You may not enjoy eggs, chicken…

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So You’re Ready to Track Your Calories. Now What?

A Guide to Documenting Your Food and Drink How many calories should you be eating in order to achieve your desired physique? It all depends on you, specifically, your goals, gender, age, weight, height and activity level. These are all bits of information you will plug into any number of online calorie calculators to find…

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Moderation = Bull

Give it up—“Everything in Moderation” is NOT an Effective Weight Loss Method Are you trying to reach your fat loss goal by the maxim, “Everything in moderation?” If so, I’ll bet you a king-size Snickers bar you’ll still be struggling with the same 10, 20, or however-many pounds this time next year. The problem with…

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Are You Cheating Yourself?

Are You Cheating Yourself? —Elise Miller If you indulge in cheat meals, you might just be cheating yourself out of achieving your body composition goals. In fact, if I had my way, you’d have to fulfill certain criteria before you were permitted to use cheat meals as a diet tool. These criteria would include: Tracking…

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It’s Time to Shun the Mainstream Approach to Weight Loss Once and For All

Think about it—back in the day, you “worked up an appetite,” maybe by doing some hard farm labor or going on a long, arduous trek. By the time that physical work was finished, you were famished, more so than usual, bursting with joy to pig out, and pig out you did—with gusto. Yet now we’re…

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What is the Easiest, Most Important Diet Change You Can Make?

What is the Easiest, Most Important Diet Change You Can Make?  – Elise A. Miller If I had to give you just one tip to help you lose weight, it would be to—wait! Not so fast. Before I tell you what TO do, I want to tell you what I won’t advise. I won’t tell…

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Performance Fitness: Main Line Weight Management Starts Here

Research says that weight management is more successful when there’s support and studies show that having a support system is important for achieving weight loss. That’s why weight management is generally most successful at a individualized facility such as Performance Fitness. Weight Management in A Supportive Environment “People don’t have the confidence to start making changes to…

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